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CHAPTER THREE: RESULTS
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrophotometry (GC/MS)
GC analysis was performed on multiple samples (n=11), collected and analyzed from February to April 2009, produced very similar gas chromatograms as shown in Figures 2-3....
Community Service Act provided grants and vouchers for students involved in civic engagement
for education and worthwhile efforts. The 1995 Annual Conference of the American Association
of Higher Education re-dedicated leaders to the “engaged...
2010. Of the total number of surveys collected, 212 were rejected for incompleteness or
respondents did not meet the residency or age requirements discussed; 973 were deemed
Data analysis methodology.
The use of media as a form of tourism advertising has been a popular topic of
interest in recent years. Tourism can be generated by books, movies, TV shows and
every level of cultural activity. The media has a great effect on what...
opportunities. Compared to motivated classmates, reluctant readers surrender into the
spiraling world of low exposure to text. The implications are grave. This lack of exposure
to text and the lack of fruitful reading practice on the part of...
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SEM Data Analysis
Structural equation modeling (SEM) was used to examine the hypothesized
relationships among the constructs in the study. The hypothesized models were...
Health & Human Development, 2000). In addition, ELLs who are literate in their first language
must be explicitly taught the similarities and differences in the alphabets, letter sounds, and
phonemes that are found in their native language and...
The most probable obstacle facing many unmotivated readers is a lack of self-confidence.
“Whether told by others that they are not as good a reader as their
older siblings or whether they have developed the attitude from peers that reading
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
nearly two million acres were set aside by the Executive Order of January 5, 1882. The ensuing pattern of allotments of part and restoration to the "public domain" of the balance of the reservation set the...
improve ELLs’ literacy achievement. Small-group leveled instruction provided an opportune
setting for these students to be able to access prior knowledge, make connections with text and
their own lives, and increase overall comprehension and...
Three Score and Ten i Retrospect n
these programs offered involved the commitment of personnel and resources by the tribe. Usually, the programs also involved contractual arrangements and brought added pressure on the tribal attorney. As...
primary surveys were utilized to develop a survey that served as the instrument to test the
This study followed a group of Spring Service Expedition participants. The criteria used
to determine successful...
2.6 Digital forensics Laboratory
Digital forensics laboratory plays a big role in the development of digital
forensics training in current higher education. Practical training will assist digital
forensics students to understand in depth about...
According to Bear, et al. (2004), this word study program “evolves from three decades of
research in developmental aspects of word knowledge with children and adults” (p. 5). This
research has shown specific patterns of errors that children...
Structural equation modeling.
According to Hoyle (1995), structural equation modeling (SEM) is a
―comprehensive statistical approach to testing hypotheses about relations among
observed and latent variables‖ (p. 1). SEM is used to test the...
The research questions were as follows (restated from Chapter Two):
1. Does reflection enhance the students’ learning more than the service project itself?
2. Is there a difference in how students select their service sites, become motivated...
books to read empowers and encourages them. It strengthens their self-confidence,
rewards their interests, and promotes a positive attitude
toward reading by valuing the reader and giving him or her a level
of control. Readers without power to...
meet a community need, build leadership skills, enhance their resume, a calling or duty and to
feel good about themselves. Table 1 shows the findings for this question – motivations to serve.
Coding Motivations to Serve